Governor Bong Lacson and Provincial Administrator Atty. Rayfrando Diaz led the awarding of winners of the Provincial Statistical Essay Writing Contest and Best Statistical Infographics, as part of the 33rd National Statistics Month celebration.
The awarding ceremony was at Negros Residences in Bacolod City yesterday, November 16, 2022
The winners of the Statistical Essay Writing Contest for High School Students are Jan Vincent Omen of Himamaylan National High School, first place; John Lloyd Artesano of Himamaylan National High School, 2nd place; Erika Torion of SPED High School Cadiz City; 3rd place; Gian Michael Ramirez of Kabankalan National High School, 4th place; and Shanaia Kaye Pamintuan of Dr. Vicente F. Gustilo Memorial National High School, 5th place.
Meanwhile, the winners of the Best Statistical Infographics for Provincial Government Departments, Offices, and Hospitals are Provincial Tourism Office, first place; Provincial Administrator’s Office, 2nd place; and Provincial Human Resource and Management Office, 3rd place; the Teresita L. Jalandoni Provincial Hospital was given a special award.
Gov. Lacson said that celebrating National Statistics Month is an excellent way of fostering awareness of the importance of Science and Statistics, how such a methodical way of gathering data is indispensable in nation-building, and that without Statistics, organizations, particularly the government cannot formulate accurate solutions to the different issues that need to be addressed.
The activity was spearheaded by the Provincial Planning and Development Office led by Anna Marie Lucasan.